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TUMBLER

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Pavilion


About this object

There are plain bands, top and bottom, with turning near the lip. The rest of the sides are decorated in repousse with rococo scrolls, flowers, leaves and two eagles, one with wings outspread, the other alighting on a cluster of flowers. The designs are plain, stippled or dotted, partially gilded. Interior is gilded.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
TUMBLER
Made from:
Silver gilt
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
1753
Size:
8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.19
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: three hallmarks, 1. St. George and the Dragon right or Moscow 1753 (?), 2.V D in Cyrillic for unknown workmaster 1741-1753, 3. MB in Cyrillic for Borobschikov Mikhail, Moscow essayer in 1755-1768
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973